Re: [Emerald] Revelation

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Tue, 22 Dec 1998 13:32:10 -0800

Kurt Schafer wrote:
> You are correct in that replication delivers a replica (go figure) of the
> data from the master server to the relica server in real time. There are no
> inherant failover capabilities however.
> As I mentioned, you can configure replication between servers and it works
> great for authentication, but getting a working system for accounting is
> another issue altogether as you can only replicate one way. (as far as I
> know)
> Perhaps SQL 7.0 will address some of these issues.
> (failover/cross-replication) I've also heard mention of failover
> capabilities forthcoming in future versions of ODBC. I would appreciate
> hearing any comments on these features if anybody has any.

SQL 7.0 does support bi-directional replication, from what I have been

-- Dale E. Reed Jr.  (       IEA Software, Inc.      |  RadiusNT, Emerald, and NT FAQs Internet Solutions for Today  |

For more information about this list, including removal,please see